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Mad Science: 'Genetically Modified Micro Humans' to Be 'Farmed' for Drug Testing By 2017
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, concept, GeneticEngineering, humans, medicine, NewTechnology, research, science, technology )

Kathy
- 4 hours ago - myscienceacademy.org
Artificial humans will be 'farmed' with interacting organs that can be used in drug tests, speeding up the process of FDA and other government regulatory approvals, and supposedly without damaging rats or other animals currently used in laboratories.
Will Solar Float to the Rescue in Japan?
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, society, science, research, NewTechnology, news, interesting, humans, environment, design, concept, solar float, japan, Electricity Generation, nuclear )

Darren
- 8 hours ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
Land-constraints and a massive nuclear shutdown have intensified the debate over where to put new electricity generation capacity in Japan. Solar has risen to the forefront, as its panels take to the water.
Blood-Cleansing Biospleen Developed to Treat Sepsis
Science & Tech  (tags: medical research, medical device, biospleen, bloodstream infections, sepsis, sepsis pathogens, blood-cleansing, Wyss Institute )

Judy
- 5 hours ago - laboratoryequipment.com
"We're excited by the biospleen because it potentially provides a way to treat patients quickly without having to wait days to identify the source of infection, and it works equally well with antibiotic resistant organisms."
Massive 5,000-Year-Old Stone Monument Revealed in Israel
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 hours ago - livescience.com
A lunar-crescent-shaped stone monument that dates back around 5,000 years has been identified in Israel.
No, Humans Have Not Stopped Evolving
Science & Tech  (tags: world, study, society, science, research, humans, environment, discovery, evolution, species )

Darren
- 8 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
For 30,000 years our species has been changing remarkably quickly. And we're not done yet
World's First 3D Printed Car Drove Off This Weekend
Science & Tech  (tags: cars, automobiles, transportation, 3D Printing )

Freya
- 3 hours ago - autos.yahoo.com
The world's first drivable 3D printed car was finished and driven off of the showroom floor at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago this past Saturday. The vehicle, produced by Local Motors, is called the Strati.
Strong Solar Flares This Week a Rare Double Whammy, Scientists Say
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, study, space, scientists, science, research, news, humans, astronomy, cosmology, solar flares, aurora, solar, double whammy )

Darren
- 8 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
Two powerful solar storms arriving at Earth today have captured the public's attention for their potential to spark amazing auroras, but scientists say there's another reason to watch. The solar double whammy is actually somewhat rare.
Most Interesting Science News Articles of the Week
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 hours ago - livescience.com
From strange aquatic dinosaurs to more to the story of Stonehenge, here are the most interesting stories we found in Science this week.
The Story of a Site and a Project: Excavating Tel Kedesh
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 hours ago - archive.archaeology.org
In 1997, archaeologists Sharon Herbert and Andrea Berlin began an excavation project at Tel Kedesh, an enormous mound located in the rural interior of Israel's Upper Galilee region. More than a decade later, they have completed the first phase of their
3rd Room of Ancient Greek Tomb Revealed
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 3 hours ago - livescience.com
Archaeologists say they've had a peek inside another room in a monumental ancient tomb in Greek Macedonia that is believed to date back to the era of Alexander the Great.
Hillary Clinton Cheers Biotechers, Backing GMOs and Federal Help
Science & Tech  (tags: Biotechnology, Science, Technology, GMOs, Genetic Modification, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Gov't Subsidies, Tax Breaks )

Brian
- 2 hours ago - timesofsandiego.com
"Hillary Rodham Clinton, in a 65-minute appearance at the BIO International Convention voiced support for genetically modified organisms and possible federal subsidies to keep U.S. companies from leaving for tax havens abroad."
Genetic Modification, Gene Therapy, Insect Resistance Management: Evolutionary Tools for Sustainability
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Technology, Biotechnology, Genetic Modification, Gene Therapy, Sustainability, Evolutionary Biology )

Brian
- 3 hours ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"For the first time, scientists have reviewed progress in addressing a broad set of challenges in agriculture, medicine and environmental management using evolutionary approaches, approaches that consider species' evolutionary histories..."
Bike To The Future With The ELF   video
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, space, technology, world )

Ruth
- 30 minutes ago - youtube.com
"The ELF, from Organic Transit, is a recumbent tricycle, with a solar panel on top, and a trunk in the rear. It's a single occupancy vehicle that marries the environmental benefits of a bike with the personal convenience of a car. Inventor Rob Cotter..."
   

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